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at COMO Shambhala Estate

COMO Shambhala Holistic Retreats & Workshops 2006
at COMO Shambhala Estate and Uma Ubud, Bali

Infinite Life: A contemporary approach to the Infinite Life to real well-being with Dr. Robert Thurman Retreat Weekend, at COMO Shambhala
6-8 January 2006

In 1962, Thurman became the first American ordained as a Tibetan Buddhist monk. In this weekend retreat, Dr. Thurman will lecture on the essence of the Buddhist insight and path, will speak with participants about their doubts and concerns. The group will learn together, meditate together, dialogue and chant, and we will conduct an auspicious fire meditation.

It is Thurman's unique take on the relevance of Buddhism to American culture and politics, and his wit and creativity in weaving ancient Buddhist wisdom and popular Western ideals, that make his knowledge entertaining and useful as well as informative.

In this weekend, Dr. Thurman will lecture on the essence of the Buddhist insight and path, will speak with participants about their doubts and concerns. The group will learn, meditate, dialogue and chant together, and we will conduct an auspicious fire meditation, relating to Manjushri, Bodhisattva deity of wisdom, to empower us to realize the profound nature of mind and reality.


Evening talk, meditation and dialogue

Morning walk or yoga
Morning talk, meditation and dialogue
Afternoon session with talk, meditation and dialogue
Evening Fire Ceremony

Morning walk or yoga
Morning talk, meditation and dialogue

It is recommended that participants book their 'included ' treatment or join any of the scheduled activities, between session times.

Ramanand Patel
Ramanand Patel

Yoga & Sound: A Retreat with Ramanand Patel & Mukesh Desai
14-20 February 2006

Ramanand Patel is the master weaver; combining his depth of knowledge of yoga and the mechanics of the body, with philosophy in an engaging, humorous style. He has studied with Sri B.K.S. Iyengar since 1968, and has also been a student of Vedanta philosophy taught by H.H. Swami Dayananda Saraswati, since 1993. Ramanand has a civil engineering background and is one of yoga's principal instructors, well respected as the teacher of teachers. Mukesh Desai is a master vocalist and a gifted teacher of North Indian classical music and foremost disciple of world-renowned Pandit Jasraj. His ability to help the student encounter the inner instrument is unsurpassed.

Mukesh Desai
Mukesh Desai
This exclusive retreat starts on the morning of Tuesday 15 February 2006 and will run until the evening of Saturday 19 February 2006 with 5 hours of yoga practice a day. This package allows for an evening of rest upon arrival on Monday 14 February and departures are on Sunday 20 February.

The daily classes will offer the student an opportunity to go deeper in the practice of yoga and experience sound at a universal level. Mukesh will teach subtle aspects of the power of sound as well as provide a backdrop of sound to Ramanand's careful instruction in asana, pranayama and philosophy classes.

For more info on this Bali Retreat see gurugi's webpage

Single Occupancy Double Occupancy
Terrace Room USD $1775 USD $2930
Garden Room USD $1880 USD $3060

Twin sharing arrangement
Subject to availability, share a twin-bedded room with another person, allocated by the resort.

Twin Sharing Arrangement
Terrace Room USD $1465
Garden Room USD $1530

* Please note that rates quoted are exclusive of the 21% government taxes and service charge.

The following services are inclusive in the package:
- Six nights' accommodation starts the night of Monday 14 February and includes the night of Sunday 19 February.
- 5 hours of yoga instruction with Ramanand daily. (15-19 February)
- Breakfast daily & healthy juice during break. Other beverages not included.
- Round trip airport transfers.

Jivamukti Yoga Retreats: experience a New York original that will transform your experience of yoga with Sharon Gannon & David Life
23 - 29 January 2006

David Life and Sharon Gannon, the creators and world-renowned teachers of Jivamukti Yoga, are lauded by their students as creative, spontaneous, and inspirational. It is one of the fastest growing and most popular modern approaches to the ancient art of yoga. All levels of practitioners are welcome to this hot yoga workshop. You will learn the secret science of transformation and evolution from two masters who have taught yoga to thousands of devotees in the U.S., U.K., Germany, Canada, Japan, Switzerland, Israel, India, Thailand, Singapore, Australia, China, and many other countries for 20 years.
David Life
David is a certified Advanced Level II practitioner of the Ashtanga system of Shri K. Pattabhi Jois of Mysore India. His studies of yoga around the world with many teachers included his gurus Shri Brahmananda Saraswati, Shri Swami Nirmalananda and Shri K. Pattabhi Jois. He imbues his classes with metaphor, musicality and spirituality, spiced with humor, vigor and spontaneity. He is considered to be a “teacher's teacher” and he is a respected, popular, and in-demand teacher around the globe.

Sharon Gannon “Tripura Sundari”
Sharon has studied yoga since 1976 with many teachers around the globe, most noteworthy being her guru's Shri Brahmananda Saraswati, Swami Nirmalanada, Shri K. Pattabhi Jois, as well as Swami Shankarananda, and Shyam Das. Sharon brings a rare blend of scholarly study, artistic pursuits and a highly disciplined asana and meditation practice to her offerings as a teacher. As a musician, dancer and producer, Sharon views art as a means for uplifting the soul and her artistic pursuits seek to enrich the community by being both inspirational and educational.

Please note: This retreat will be conducted at COMO Shambhala Estate and accommodation will be at Uma Ubud.

Terrace Room
Single Occupancy US$1915
Double Occupancy US$2900

Garden Room
Single Occupancy US$2020
Double Occupancy US$2988

Please note that rates quoted are exclusive of the 21% government taxes and service charge.

• 6 nights accommodation
• 4 hours of yoga per day (24-28 Jan)
• Daily brunch (beverages not included)
• Welcome & farewell dinners at COMO Shambhala Estate
• Round trip airport transfers and daily transfers between Uma Ubud & COMO Shambhala Estate

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